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K2M to Showcase Comprehensive Portfolio at 2012 North American Spine Society Annual Meeting
Company Marks Ascent to Largest Privately Held Spinal Device Company with Ongoing Commitment to Growth through Innovation
“As the fastest growing and largest privately held company in spine, it is critical that K2M continues to invest in research and development with the ongoing vision to constantly provide more efficient and higher-quality products and services,” stated Eric Major, K2M’s President and CEO. “Through strong financial investments and continued innovation K2M continues to expand our global footprint by offering next generation technologies to surgeons in all regions of the world.”
K2M’s portfolio consists of over 40 unique and differentiated products, and the company maintains a diligent focus on the protection of these technologies by continuing to invest in a portfolio of over 375 issued and pending patents. At the 2011 NASS Annual Meeting, K2M introduced nine new products and promised additional developments including a line of biologic products as well as the introduction of a breakthrough technology to address the most challenging complex deformities.
This year, technologies showcased at the meeting will build upon K2M’s proven track record as a leader in the complex and minimally invasive approaches to the spine, as well as deliver on the company’s commitment to offering solutions for the full spectrum of spinal pathologies. Highlights from K2M to be showcased at NASS for the first time will include:
• K2M’s breakthrough Rail 4D™ Technology to address the most complex spinal curves. Inspired by structural I-beam geometry, the Rail provides enhanced structural rigidity with particular strength characteristics for maintenance of saggital balance. The Rail 4D system is lower-profile than traditional set screw based technologies.
• MESA® Small Stature Spinal System, a Ø4.5 mm line extension of the company’s revolutionary low profile, zero torque family of products marking K2M’s first pedicle screw available for small stature patients. With a new enhanced dual lead thread and ergonomic instrumentation, it is poised to address the most difficult correction maneuvers.
For more information, K2M will be located at NASS booth #1100.
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K2M, Inc. is the largest privately held spinal device company in the world focused on the research, development, and commercialization of innovative solutions for the treatment of complex spinal pathologies and minimally invasive procedures. The company is recognized as a global leader in providing unique technologies for the treatment of deformity, degenerative, trauma, and tumor spinal patients. K2M’s product development pipeline includes: spinal stabilization systems, minimally invasive systems, biologics, and other advancing technologies, such as motion preservation, annular repair, and nucleus replacement. Additional information is available online at www.K2M.com.
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Zeno Group on behalf of K2M, Inc.
Marcie Kohenak, 202-965-7811